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Our friendly neighbor to the north offers a great opportunity to try an international tour while staying relatively close to home. One other perk - if you travel by land, passports aren't required for students under 19 on a school trip. With world-class cosmopolitan cities plus the natural beauty of Canada's mountains, lakes and forests, this is a must-visit destination.
The cradle of French civilization in North America, some of the world's most cosmopolitan cities, historic churches, scenic vistas and amazing food and music are yours to explore in a Canadian adventure.
Your French Canadian tour begins in Montreal, the second largest French-speaking city in the world and home to a rich tradition of jazz music. Next, it's on to Quebec City with its fortified walls and cobblestones streets that will make you feel like you're in Europe!Full Itinerary
This itinerary takes you to three great Canadian cities. Take in the views from the top of the CN Tower before heading to Canada's capital city, Ottawa, where you'll perform and visit the fun-filled Cyberdome Amusement Center. Included is also a day trip to Montreal!Full Itinerary
With its gingerbread-like houses, picturesque lighthouses, sandy shores and tough, resourceful people, Nova Scotia is a memorable destination. From cosmopolitan Halifax to the historic fishing village of Lunenburg and the Celtic culture of Cape Breton there is much to see in this province.Full Itinerary
French-speaking Quebec Provence will have you feeling like you've gone to Europe while clean, safe and culturally diverse cities from coast-to-coast make Canada one of the world's most livable countries.
Discover 400 years of history in one of the oldest cities in North America! Old Québec is the only walled city north of Mexico and a UNESCO World Heritage site. A cradle of French culture, Québec is full of charming cobblestone streets and wonderful architecture that will make you feel you're in Europe.
The second largest French speaking city in the world, Montreal is creative hub of Canada full of artists and musicians and a thriving jazz scene. From historic Old Montreal with its impressive 18th century facades to the breathtaking Basilique Notre-Dame and the Olympic Stadium and Biodome, the city is a fascinating mix of old and new. A trip to the top of Mont Royale for its great panoramic view of the city is a must on any visit!
Canada's largest city, and the 4th largest in North America, is one of the most diverse places in the world. More than 140 languages are spoken here and you can experience the culture of almost every nation in the world strolling through Toronto's many neighborhoods. despite its size, Toronto is extremely clean and safe, the people are friendly and the theater, shopping and restaurants are world-class. What's not to like?
A great combination of urban sophistication and stunning natural beauty, Vancouver is one of North America's most under-rated tourist destinations. All the big city amenities are here, including the second largest Chinatown in North America, but there are also beaches and Stanley Park and the Canadian Rockies are just 20 minutes away.
With beautiful churches and basilicas, the famous Dufferin Terrace in Quebec City as well as schools, auditoriums and the Rhythms International Festivals there are performance opportunities for groups of all shapes and sizes across Canada.
Located in Old Montreal, The Notre Dame Basilica's Gothic exterior faces the Place d' Armes square. Upon entry, visitors are stunned by the colorful and intricate designs found on the ceiling and walls which depict scenes of Montreal's religious history. Musical programming includes regular choral and organ performances; perhaps your group is next!
Built in the early twentieth century, St. Joseph's is Canada's largest church. The church was founded by Saint André Bessette, famous for his healing powers. Many of those who he healed discarded their crutches and now thousands of these decorate one wall of the chapel. In the mid twentieth century composer Émilien Allard served as carrillonneur and it was here where he wrote and recorded many of his famous works. This is a venue rich in modern Christian and musical history, the perfect place for a choral performance.
L'église de la Nativité has suffered several fires over the course of its history. In 1918 the fourth and current church was built by the famous architect Georges-émile Tanguay. Tanguay was well known throughout Europe for his gothic-style architecture. This beautiful church is in the heart of Québec's historic district, Vieu-Bourg de Beauport.
This ¼-mile promenade overlooks the St. Lawrence River right by the Château Frontenac in Québec City. The terrace is by far the most visited tourist attraction in Québec City and provides a great opportunity for a performance or even a parade.